Pamela Waltz, Ph.D.


Pamela is an organizational psychologist with a background in startup and scale-up operations and a passion for helping her clients apply insights from the science of psychology to grow and exit successful companies. 

Dr. Waltz began her consulting practice in Seattle where she helped high-growth companies such as Intellectual Ventures and TerraPower successfully compete for talent by developing initiatives to leverage their unique employee value propositions. She has used her training in psychometrics and people analytics to conduct culture research for the U.S. Army and to select high-performing and committed Army leaders.  She has presented her research on leadership development and organizational culture to international audiences.

Pamela completed her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with minors in Statistics and Social Psychology at Northern Illinois University. She holds a mini-MBA from the Foster School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Towson University. She has held positions in operations, private wealth management, and as a legal paraprofessional.

Pamela has lived in the mountains of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming and is an avid trail runner and skate skier. She enjoys exploring the parks near her home in Northern Virginia as well as the miles of urban trails in nearby D.C. with her husband, a luthier who builds hand crafted guitars.

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